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America's Asian Century
wonks the world over are predicting that the 21st century will be the "Asian Century". But there is another alternative or parallel scenario by which migration of highly skilled Asians ...
Asia's Failed States
... and reported by Foreign
. First, what is a failed state? Although there is no one accepted definition, according to the Fund for Peace a state that is failing has several attributes. One of ...
Human Rights in Asia
... from Aboriginal homelands. Refugee
favoured deterrence, with mandatory, indefinite and remote detention for asylum-seekers arriving by boat". But its 2012 Annual Report on the state of the world's ...
Burma: some Nobel thoughts
... similarly. And without a clean and decisive regime change, there is always the risk of a go-slow in
change or even a return to old-ways. Reference: Nobelprize.org http://www.nobelprize.org/index.html ...
China: is “state capitalism” in crisis?
... which will assume office at the end of this year, will face not only critical foreign
challenges such as the relationship with the USA and the diplomatic disputes Beijing with several neighboring ...
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... expand city size, contributes to urban sprawl, reduces population densities, and raises costs of transport and infrastructure. The second complementary
would be to restain the geographic expansion ...
Women's economic opportunity in Asia
... a male family member. In this context, the EIU seeks to measure women economic opportunity through its index made up of the following components: labor
and practice; access to finance; education ...
Korea -- Asia's rising star
... tops the OECD list with public debt of over 200% of GDP. In its recent report, the OECD highlights a number of priorities for
action areas to continue the catchup process. Korea's population ...
China's reform challenges
... 61 Chinese enterprises are on the Global Fortune 500 list. Before we examine the World Bank's proposals for future
reforms, let's have a look at the key features of China's reforms which have ...
Why did Japan stop growing?
... nearly twice the percentage in the US. Real problems showed up when Japan developed a monumental real estate and stock market bubble which exploded from 1990.
errors were behind the bubble, ...
Russia and the East
... a week before the elections, Putin shared his views on Russia’s role and place in the world and how his country should build its foreign
. Although he mainly focused on relations with the United ...
Reassessing Asia's economic miracle
... and more exports. Government industrial
played a major role in its successful upgrading through many means, most notably by supplying large enterprises with privileged access to bank finance, ...
China: recent political developments
... shift in China’s growth pattern, namely a
shift towards developing interior regions, internal market, production for China’s needs, and home-grown innovation, which would make China less dependent ...
America and China: Asia's great powers
... Big Wars". Presentation at the Lowy Institute for International
, 4 April 2012. www.lowyinstitute.org ...
Whither China's economy?
... bubble, and has left many provincial governments and the big banks which large debts. Recognizing the overheating and inflation, the government tightened
to slow down the economy in 2011. But ...
Asia's services challenges
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... Hong Kong and Singapore ) has many
barriers and restrictions on the development of the services sector. These include things like regulations which raise the cost and difficulty of doing business, ...
Is Australia merely America's poodle in the Asia-Pacific?
... Defense Force After Afghanistan. Lowy Institute for International
Brief, March 2012. http://www.lowyinstitute.org/Publication.asp?pid=1827 ...
Will China overtake the US?
... as the US. There are many factors which can facilitate the catchup or convergence process such as better
and institutional frameworks, openness to trade and investment, and improvements in human ...
An Indo-Pacific Strategy for Australia
... to develop a strong, coherent strategy. But will we seize this opportunity? The risk is no, as Australian
and politics is currently characterized by short-termism, petty politics and a lack of ...
Gender equality and development
... can change
choices and make institutions more representative of a range of voices. In India, giving power to women at the local level led to increases in the provision of public goods, such as ...